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USD/JPY: The pair is trading above the cloud. An upward pressure would lead the pair to exit further the cloud, confirming a bullish outlook.
XAU/USD: Gold facing a significant decline below 61.8%.
US Market View
U.S. stocks are seen opening marginally lower Wednesday, consolidating as a positive first half of the year comes to an end.
Britain’s economy shrank by more than expected in the first quarter of this year, as restrictions put in place to fight the Covid-19 pandemic closed many retail outlets.
Data from the Office for National Statistics showed GDP contracted by 1.6% in the January-March quarter, a bigger drop than the previous estimate of a 1.5% fall. This paled in comparison to the 20% slump in the second quarter of 2020 when Britain was in its first lockdown, as the successful vaccination program and companies ramping up their online presences limited the damage.
The ADP employment report is due, Didi starts trading in New York, crude pushes higher as OPEC members debate production increases while Wall Street awaits the end of a positive half year. Here's what's moving markets on Wednesday, June 30th. The ADP report may have a poor track record predicting the private payrolls count in the employment report, but it’s still seen as an important gauge. The consensus is looking for 600,000 additional private sector jobs, a slowdown from 978,000 jobs recorded last month. The U.S. is seeing transitory pressures around inflation, with risks on the upside, International Monetary Fund chief economist Gita Gopinath said on Wednesday.
President Joe Biden has nominated academic Amy Gutmann as U.S. ambassador to Germany, three sources said on Wednesday, as the two countries seek to rebuild relations that cooled under former President Donald Trump.Gutmann, 71, who would be the first woman to serve in the role and whose father fled Nazi Germany, is currently president of the University of Pennsylvania. Her nomination was handed to German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in mid-June, one of the sources told Reuters. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Gutmann would replace interim appointee Robin Quinville.
USA Key Point
- Canada April GDP -0.3% vs -0.8% expected.
- May Canadian prelim GDP also -0.3%. Not bad for two months of heavy lockdowns.
- US June ADP employment +692K vs +600K expected.
Futures for Canada's main stock index rose on Monday, following positive global markets and gains in crude oil prices. First Citizens BancShares Inc's announcement of purchasing the loans and deposits of failed Silicon Valley Bank also boosted investor confidence in the global financial system...
Investor confidence in the global financial system has been shaken by the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Credit Suisse. As a result, many are turning to bearer assets, such as gold and bitcoin, to store value outside of the system without...
Greetings, fellow forex traders! Exciting news for those with an eye on the Australian market - the upcoming interest rate decision could be good news for Aussies looking to refinance or take out new loans. The Mortgage and Finance Association Australia CEO, Anja Pannek, has...
Hold onto your hats, folks! The Japanese yen took a nosedive after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) left its ultra-loose policy settings unchanged, including its closely watched yield curve control (YCC) policy. But wait, there's more! The BOJ also removed its forward guidance, which had previously pledged to keep interest rates at current or lower levels. So, what's the scoop? Market expectations had been subdued going into the meeting, but some were still hoping for tweaks to the forward guidance to prepare for an eventual exit from the bank's massive stimulus